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("Miracle") by Reza de Wet. A magical-realist play about a touring theatre company who perform Everyman in a rural town. First published by HAUM as part of a trilogy entitled Trits (1993). The collection won De Wet the Hertzog Prize for Drama in 1993.

Performed at the 1992 National Arts Festival, directed by Stephan Bouwer with Patrick Mynhardt, Annelisa Weiland, Dawid Minnaar, Anna-Mart van der Merwe, Frantz Dobrowsky and Lerina Erasmus. Stage manager Anna Carrilho, Lighting Michael Carklin, Set design by John Porter. This production was repeated in the Momentum Theatre, Pretoria

Staged by CAPAB in February 1994 in the Arena Theatre at the Nico Malan Theatre, directed by Marthinus Basson with Mary Dreyer (Winner Fleur du Cap Award for Best Supporting Actress), Louw Verwey, Sandra Temmingh, Jan Ellis, Neels Coetzee and Michelle Scott.

Other productions

2013 UCT students, directed by Sandra Temmingh, Arena Theatre Cape Town

Translated into English and published in Plays one by Reza de Wet, containing Missing (Mis), Miracle (Mirakel) and Crossing (Drif), Oberon Books, 2000.


1992 National Arts Festival Souvenir Programme, p. 65

Cape Argus 4 February 1994

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